conceptual oyster

the world is my oyster…living in random oyster beds, oceans and marshes worldwide, currently:, New Zealand

hos, mos, and the ‘silly season’

just a couple of highlights over the last week…where the moto is

work hard,

play harder,

just do it!!!

*** we are having a fairly strong earthquake as i upload these pics!!!! it’s lasted about 30 seconds so far!!!

hmm, a ho widda mo??? (party celebrating movember)

couple of hos, mos, and a mogician!

HMA representing at a trade sponsored holiday party

decorations at the resene party

my 2007 advent wreath

okay, i’m off, i have laundry and baking to do…

buon giornata


foto friday…freash sea

sail boats docked in wellington harbour at dusk

W.O.D. Wednesday…Word Of the Day

in lieu of written wednesday and in an attempt to blog more often, i’ve just come home from the chemist and inspired to began wednesday’s wod, why?

1. a reason to use the term ‘wod’

2. left with perscription eye product, again, why?

a. allergy season down unda

b. astigmatism, well probably

c. dry eye

d. sore eye

e. been reading tons…jsut not keeping up with written wednesday

f. 10+ hours at the computer a day (ah the glomrous life of an architect)

so the word:

Corneal Sac

 it’s pretty self explanatory, the lower eyelid in which you deposit the mucous-like eye ointment to releive sore, allery, gritty eyes.

final thought: i just found out botox is being used for jaw clenching and teeth grinding, not a bad application i think.

now, i’m meant to be preparing for a big drop, but a new tv program is debuting tonight and i am treating myself after a long tuesday that feels like friday!

so, i drink my evening vino whilst watching:

‘does my bum look big’

i love this funny little country i call home at the moment…


movember mo mo              

i’ve been feeling a bit…dirty, creepy, something sinister lately and not knowing why.

then i realised how many mo-staches are walking around welly (mine excluded!), then it dawned on me that it is ‘Movember’ :

Movember – Changing the face of Men’s Health
Movember (the month formerly known as November) is a charity event held during November each year.

check it out, it might just do you some good:

foto friday pyrotechnics

guy fawkes day fireworks at the welly warf

H+MA at the Kaikoura Trotts…

(this video isn’t from today, but same place, same race…)

my photos:

there she blows folks on the farm…in new z

so you think these volcanoes are sleeping dragons…

this one erupted about 3 weeks ago just a few days after mcneicy and i were here!  a small cafe and farm on the desert highway on our way back to wellington. no one was killed but some trampers were injured.

mt ruapehu


so sweet and wooly

dawn breakin…

gobble doodle doo

nanny goat…


oink oink…